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by - February 16, 2018 at 2:45 pm 0

Get started programming using the Python programming language.

Python is a high-level, feature-rich, and free programming language that is available on numerous operating systems including Windows, Mac, and Linux. This course starts from the beginning and introduces students to programming concepts such as numeric operations, data types, conditional statements, loops, user input/output, debugging, and other fundamental concepts of software programming. These lessons will be paired with brief, hands on exercises to give students some hands on experience with writing and executing code.

Prerequisites:
This course is geared towards people with no prior programming experience.
Basic computer skills (typing, navigating the web)

Registration required: https://arlingtonva.libcal.com/event/4012484

by - February 14, 2018 at 3:31 pm 0

Join Arlington County CIO Jack Belcher, industry leaders and others for a community talk on the impact that the Digital Revolution will have on shaping Arlington for a smart and secure future.

Notable panelists:

Beverly Allen, Producer and Host, Practical Security

Robert Duffy, Director of Planning, Arlington County Government

Joseph N. Pelton, Ph. D., Author and Industry Thought Leader, Noteable
Publications

Indu B. Singh, Ph. D., President and CEO, Planet Defense LLC

Arlington has a long tradition of smart community planning. Explore the increasing role that technology is playing in defining what attributes and amenities will continue to attract people to live, work, and play in our community. The event will include:

6:00 – 6:30 PM – Networking and Light Refreshments

6:30 – 8:00 PM – Panel discussion

by - February 13, 2018 at 4:13 pm 0

Free clinics to learn the great game of Australian football. 9am Kids clinic for boys and girls aged 5 to 15. 10.30am Adult clinic and coed non-contact game.

by - February 13, 2018 at 4:13 pm 0

When it comes to online advertising, the first platform most people turn to is Google AdWords. There are a multitude of other key players — such as Bing Ads, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram & Youtube — that can be leveraged to help increase your online presence and drive leads. The February meetup will focus on the benefits and nuances of these platforms.

Contributing speakers will include:

Lizzy Elberfeld – Paid Media Consultant at Knucklepuck

Cyrus Sussman – Marketing Lead at Quorum

Cara Koscher – Senior Digital Marketing Strategist at Reingold, Inc.

Adam Dominguez – Digital Marketing Associate at Reingold, Inc.

by - February 13, 2018 at 4:12 pm 0

Clarendon UMC will hold its regular Social Justice Book Club with discussion of the book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by journalist couple Kristof and WuDunn. This book is a call to arms against oppression of women around the world. All are welcome to come for the conversation.

by - February 13, 2018 at 4:11 pm 0

Clarendon UMC will host virtuoso pianist Thomas Pandolfi in concert on Saturday, March 3, at 7:30pm. Hailed for his passionate artistry and amazing technique, Thomas Pandolfi will present a solo piano program and a reception will follow. Admission is free, however a free-will offering will be collected. Join us and bring a friend for this exciting program!

by - February 13, 2018 at 4:10 pm 0

Clarendon UMC will host a 5K Charity Fun Ru/Walk for the entire family. The route will wind through the historic neighborhood of Ashton Heights near Clarendon. The Proceeds for the event will all go Bridges to Independence, an organization to help families out of homeless to independent living. For more information and registration go to: www.ArlingtonBunnyHop.org

by - February 13, 2018 at 4:10 pm 0

Clarendon United Methodist Church (CUMC) invites all young professionals to join for a Happy Hour at Clarendon Grill to learn about our church and get to know others in the area. Look for James and Iris

by - February 13, 2018 at 4:09 pm 0

Join Virginia Hospital Center Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Philip Wands, Exercise physiologist, ACSM to learn about how your heart works, and the benefits of cardiovascular fitness. The Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation unit in Virginia Hospital Center has been deemed by our patients as “the most fun place to be in the hospital”. Our staff takes pride in knowing patients are having fun and enjoying themselves, all while improving cardiovascular fitness. The mission of Cardiopulmonary Rehab is to provide a holisitic approach to improving quality of life through exercise and education. We work alongside all our patients to help them meet their personal goals. These goals could be anything from training for a 5K race to having enough energy to chase around grandchildren. Our program focuses not just on treadmills and rowing machines, but on what is important to each individual who walks through our doors. We are excited to share more about what makes Cardiopulmonary Rehab such a great and safe place to exercise!

Please RSVP to: 703.558.6859 or email [email protected]

by - February 13, 2018 at 3:20 pm 0

If you missed Russia vs. USA Olympics Hockey 4 years ago at First Down, you won’t want to miss it this time! TRUST US! The atmosphere was electric! Saturday, Feb. 17th we will be opening our doors at 6:45a.m. The puck drops at 7:10am. Let’s cheer on team USA together!

USA, USA, USA!!!

by Sponsor February 13, 2018 at 1:20 pm 0

Join Jordan every Sunday starting this Sunday (2/18) at 11:30 a.m. for a “Sunday Funday” 45 minute cycling class at Ryde by Revolve in Clarendon.

First time riders use code RYDEWITHJORDAN! for a free class!

by - February 12, 2018 at 4:52 pm 0

Did you know only 17.34% of the English-language biographical articles on Wikipedia are about women?

In honor of Women’s History Month, Wikimedia DC will lead a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon with the goal of creating and/or revising biographical articles about Arlington women throughout history. Print and digital resources from the Library’s collection will be provided for inspiration. View the Wikipedia event page here.

There are a limited number of laptops available to be reserved. Participants should bring their own laptops for editing articles, if possible.

Lunch will be served. Registration is required, register on the Library website here: https://arlingtonva.libcal.com/event/3810049

by - February 12, 2018 at 4:52 pm 0

The Arlington Chorale announces its upcoming performance of Mozart’s Requiem (Requiem in D minor, K626), the choral masterpiece composed as Mozart approached his own death. The concert “Mozart Last’s Notes”, featuring an orchestra and soloists, will be held on Saturday, February 24, 7:30pm at Westover Baptist Church (1125 Patrick Henry Dr., Arlington).

Under the leadership of Artistic Director and Conductor Dr. Nancia D’Alimonte, the Arlington Chorale (TAC) is a nonprofit ensemble comprised of chorus members from Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland. All TAC concerts are free and open to the public, with donations gratefully accepted.

What: The Arlington Chorale concert “Mozart’s Last Notes” performing the Requiem in D minor, K626
Where: Westover Baptist Church, 1125 Patrick Henry Drive, Arlington, VA
When: Saturday, February 24, 7:30pm
*Free and open to the public, with donations greatly appreciated

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